Television

Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show

NEW YORK — Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman as CBS' late-night host.


FXX plans marathon telecast of 'The Simpsons'

NEW YORK (AP) — The FXX network plans a marathon telecast this summer of episodes of "The Simpsons" — all 552 of them consecutively.


Colbert caught in Twitter rage

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes satire isn't made for Twitter's 140-character world.


New A&E network to feature all-male bridal shop in East Dundee

As the men arrived for work at Complete Bridal in East Dundee, they headed for the mirror.


Woodstock native a soap opera regular

Growing up in Woodstock, Tom Lind remembers his mother occasionally watching soap operas.


Jimmy Fallon, Chicago mayor take a chilly dip

CHICAGO – Comedian Jimmy Fallon took a quick but icy dip in Lake Michigan – dressed in a full suit and tie – eyes bulging as he darted out of the slushy water and headed straight for a pile of dry towels.


A taste of reality TV

The duos behind two Chicago food trucks would like to make their final stop at Spring Hill Mall in West Dundee.


Meyers' ratings top Fallon's 'Late Night' debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Nielsen says Seth Meyers is off to a good start hosting NBC's "Late Night."


Fallon's 'Tonight' debut gets 11.3 million viewers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Fallon's start as host of "The Tonight Show" is a ratings winner for NBC.


First night a hit for 'Tonight' host Jimmy Fallon

NEW YORK – If Jimmy Fallon had already proven he was a natural hosting NBC's "Late Night," he left no doubt Monday that "The Tonight Show" now fits him like a glove.


Tina Fey and Amy Poehler: Golden as Globes hosts

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler took the gold again.


Golden Globes set for surprises - with nominees

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — If Woody Allen attends the Golden Globe Awards, he'd rival Bill Clinton as its biggest surprise guest.


Local ‘American Idol’ contestants move on after show appearances

There is life after being sent home from "American Idol."


Bullock, 'Glee' poised for People's Choice Awards

LOS ANGELES – The most popular stars in television, music and film — including the cast of "Glee," Katy Perry and Sandra Bullock — are up for honors at Wednesday night's People's Choice Awards.


'Downton' draws record audience for season debut

NEW YORK – "Downton Abbey" drew a record-breaking audience for Sunday's much-anticipated season premiere.


Fans are up for 'Downton Abbey' starting season 4

NEW YORK – As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, "Downton Abbey" remains a saga about elegance, tradition and gentility – and the pressures of preserving them.


‘Downton Abbey’ starts merchandising

LONDON (AP) — Forget "Mad Men" modernism. This season's style is all about "Downton Abbey'''s Edwardian opulence.


Crystal Lake friends follow dreams of becoming television writers

Growing up, several Crystal Lake friends declared they’d work for television one day.


Actor Bruce Boxleitner reflects on growing up in area

Actor Bruce Boxleitner learned to ice skate and swim in Crystal Lake.


‘Food Court Wars’ seeks extras for local filming

The Food Network’s “Food Court Wars” is coming to Spring Hill Mall in West Dundee and looking for local contestants to compete.


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